Adjuster:

Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1290
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 72 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Magn. $2,552,478 80 $42,035 2 3/9/12
2 189 Dust to Glory IFC $640,013 80 $15,757 2 4/1/05
3 295 The Unknown Known RTWC $276,497 80 $64,315 18 4/4/14
4 60 Capturing the Friedmans Magn. $3,119,113 78 $65,154 3 5/30/03
5 246 The Armstrong Lie SPC $383,294 77 $28,992 5 11/8/13
6 512 Stevie Nicks - In Your Dreams Abr. $103,028 76 n/a - 3/31/13
7 97 It Might Get Loud SPC $1,610,163 75 $92,679 7 8/14/09
8 71 Control Room Magn. $2,589,616 74 $27,125 1 5/21/04
9 93 Who Killed the Electric Car? SPC $1,678,874 74 $45,138 8 6/28/06
10 100 I Am Pala. $1,591,034 74 $10,092 1 2/18/11
11 110 Marley Magn. $1,413,480 73 $262,004 42 4/20/12
12 70 Samsara Osci. $2,672,413 70 $76,222 2 8/24/12
13 90 Every Little Step SPC $1,725,141 70 $68,504 8 4/17/09
14 99 Stories We Tell RAtt. $1,600,145 70 $27,053 2 5/10/13
15 120 Dogtown and Z-Boys SPC $1,300,682 70 $103,355 20 4/26/02
16 329 The Summit IFC $243,550 70 $20,904 8 10/4/13
17 61 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Shad. $3,058,527 67 $36,731 5 2/9/05
18 134 The U.S. Vs. John Lennon LGF $1,109,146 65 $69,143 6 9/15/06
19 136 Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times Magn. $1,067,028 65 $28,911 2 6/17/11
20 78 Riding Giants SPC $2,276,368 64 $134,400 26 7/9/04
21 106 Why We Fight SPC $1,439,972 64 $53,571 6 1/20/06
22 188 Jodorowsky's Dune SPC $647,280 61 $36,018 3 3/21/14
23 191 The Last Lions NGE $635,325 61 $53,344 4 2/18/11
24 425 Go Tigers! IFC $151,779 61 $64,479 61 9/21/01
25 156 Sharkwater Free $850,920 60 $37,140 60 9/28/07
26 223 Pearl Jam Twenty Abr. $471,334 60 $102,448 7 9/20/11
27 122 Gonzo Magn. $1,252,100 59 $191,942 26 7/4/08
28 140 First Position IFC $1,014,071 58 $48,024 5 5/4/12
29 185 The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters PicH $677,914 58 $51,493 5 8/17/07
30 271 The Hornet's Nest Free $312,706 57 $26,550 4 5/9/14
31 62 Crumb SPC $3,041,083 56 $19,859 1 4/21/95
32 107 The Kid Stays in the Picture Focus $1,439,232 56 $89,087 4 7/26/02
33 150 Tyson SPC $887,918 56 $85,046 11 4/24/09
34 154 The Cove RAtt. $857,005 56 $57,640 4 7/31/09
35 182 Muscle Shoals Magn. $696,241 56 $13,901 1 9/27/13
36 195 Gunner Palace Palm $607,844 56 $63,520 8 3/4/05
37 87 The Story of the Weeping Camel Think $1,763,052 55 $21,767 2 6/4/04
38 137 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man LGF $1,044,254 55 $17,130 1 6/21/06
39 296 Morning Light BV $275,497 55 $129,295 55 10/17/08
40 127 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest SPC $1,200,326 54 $111,982 4 7/8/11
41 240 Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie Think $396,803 54 $91,388 17 5/7/04
42 115 Chasing Ice SD $1,328,467 53 n/a - 11/9/12
43 177 The Big One Mira. $720,074 53 $146,909 33 4/10/98
44 114 Restrepo NGE $1,330,894 52 $35,581 2 6/25/10
45 146 Jesus Camp Magn. $902,544 52 $17,659 13 9/15/06
46 138 The Eyes of Tammy Faye Lions $1,029,591 51 $46,111 9 7/21/00
47 234 Sound City Vari. $422,853 50 $62,842 16 2/1/13
48 704 Greedy Lying Bastards LR $45,000 50 $45,000 50 3/8/13
49 95 Black Diamond Rush WM $1,634,386 47 $161,115 11 10/12/93
50 96 Senna PDA $1,612,430 47 $73,497 2 8/12/11
51 56 Exit Through the Gift Shop PDA $3,291,250 46 $170,756 8 4/16/10
52 357 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon RTWC $213,064 46 $23,017 4 6/6/14
53 433 Narco Cultura Cdgm. $145,088 46 $6,093 1 11/22/13
54 77 A Brief History of Time Trit $2,279,692 45 $84,025 5 8/21/92
55 109 Microcosmos Mira. $1,433,210 43 $35,189 2 10/9/96
56 128 Festival Express Think $1,174,079 43 $12,074 1 7/23/04
57 132 Paper Clips Slow $1,121,744 43 $25,535 5 11/24/04
58 403 NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. $164,540 43 $23,200 2 10/1/14
59 616 Cool It RAtt. $62,713 43 $26,847 41 11/12/10
60 696 The Hip Hop Project Think $46,208 42 $32,520 42 5/11/07
61 279 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $305,036 41 $27,853 2 2/21/14
62 73 The Endurance: Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Cow. $2,453,083 40 $18,931 3 10/5/01
63 152 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control SPC $878,960 40 $23,665 2 10/3/97
64 273 West of Memphis SPC $310,154 40 $13,360 5 12/25/12
65 68 My Architect NYer $2,750,707 39 $37,929 2 11/12/03
66 142 Encounters at the End of the World Think $944,933 39 $17,730 1 6/11/08
67 168 The Wonder of It All Indic. $781,016 39 $18,988 3 7/17/09
68 175 Forks Over Knives Pas. $739,561 39 $17,645 1 1/7/11
69 88 Valentino: The Last Emperor Truly $1,755,134 38 $21,762 1 3/18/09
70 112 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
71 216 Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's EOne $518,342 38 $39,630 4 5/3/13
72 283 Crazy Love Magn. $301,027 38 $17,952 3 6/1/07
73 181 Tabloid IFC $696,921 37 $91,201 14 7/15/11
74 210 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $534,100 37 $41,104 5 7/27/12
75 435 Thunder Soul RAtt. $143,986 37 $51,260 35 9/23/11
76 121 Startup.com Art. $1,283,356 35 $16,118 1 5/11/01
77 341 A Place at the Table Magn. $231,378 35 $92,257 35 3/1/13
78 104 Bill Cunningham New York Zeit. $1,510,026 34 $33,677 1 3/16/11
79 208 The Art of the Steal IFC $544,890 34 $39,019 3 2/26/10
80 29 Jerusalem NGE $6,305,074 33 n/a - 9/13/13
81 180 56 Up FRun $701,278 33 $22,088 1 1/4/13
82 236 The Last Days Oct. $421,432 32 $20,492 3 2/5/99
83 316 The Yes Men UA $255,364 32 $24,373 3 9/24/04
84 615 Rock School PicH $64,310 32 $28,136 32 6/3/05
85 92 Life & Times of Hank Greenberg Cow. $1,712,385 31 $21,675 1 1/12/00
86 117 Anne Frank Remembered SPC $1,310,200 31 $26,697 4 2/23/96
87 148 The Imposter IM $898,317 31 $22,379 1 7/13/12
88 162 Bill W. P124 $809,590 31 n/a - 5/18/12
89 245 Dirty Wars IFC $384,473 31 $63,504 4 6/7/13
90 69 Freeriders WM $2,750,064 30 $264,548 11 10/20/98
91 184 Wigstock: The Movie Gold. $686,152 30 $35,563 3 6/9/95
92 348 Into the Abyss IFC $223,880 30 $47,559 12 11/11/11
93 129 American Movie SPC $1,165,795 29 $20,260 2 11/5/99
94 145 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $906,666 29 $20,247 1 7/8/11
95 194 The Filth and the Fury FL $612,192 29 $13,305 1 3/29/00
96 221 Act of Killing Drft. $486,919 29 $27,450 1 7/19/13
97 54 The Corporation Zeit. $3,493,516 28 $28,671 2 6/4/04
98 116 Hearts of Darkness Trit $1,318,449 28 $42,992 4 11/27/91
99 163 The Tillman Story Wein. $802,535 28 $52,185 4 8/20/10
100 219 Mr. Death Lions $507,941 28 $24,125 3 12/29/99
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,097,586,597----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$873,87547$130,98927-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$565,731,794----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$28,286,5901,568$8,879,1871,551-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1200, #1201-1290


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Full Battle Rattle MEnd 7/9/08
Inside the Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D SD 12/19/14
Red Army SPC 1/23/15
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter FRun 1/23/15
Above and Beyond ICir 1/30/15
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Lambert & Stamp SPC 2/6/15
Farewell to Hollywood ICir 2/25/15
Deli Man Cohen 2/27/15
My Life Directed RTWC 2/27/15
Merchants of Doubt SPC 3/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15